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FME

N-FORMYLMETHIONINE

FME in polymers: 154 entries. Examples include: 1Y5L 2WJN 4IL6

FME as free ligands, exist in 42 entries. Example includes: 5UYL 5ME0 4V6P

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Chemical Component Summary

NameN-FORMYLMETHIONINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-formamido-4-methylsulfanyl-butanoic acid
FormulaC6 H11 N O3 S
Molecular Weight177.22 g/mol
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCSCC[C@H](NC=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C6H11NO3S/c1-11-3-2-5(6(9)10)7-4-8/h4-5H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1
InChIKeyPYUSHNKNPOHWEZ-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count22
Chiral Atom Count1
Chiral AtomsCA
Bond Count21
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving AtomsOXT,HXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04464 Different stereochemistry
NameN-Formylmethionine
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionEffective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells. [PubChem]
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Essential
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
Light-harvesting protein B-800/820 beta chainAEVLTSEQAEELHKHVIDGTRVFLVIAAIAHFLAFTLTPWLHunknown
Probable L-ascorbate-6-phosphate lactonase UlaGMSKVKSITRESWILSTFPEWGSWLNEEIEQEQVAPGTFAMWWLGCTGIWL...unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 7A1, mitochondrialMQALRVSQALIRSFSSTARNRFQNRVREKQKLFQEDNDIPLYLKGGIVDN...unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 6A2, mitochondrialMALPLRPLTRGLASAAKGGHGGAGARTWRLLTFVLALPSVALCTFNSYLH...unknown
Light-harvesting protein B-800/850 beta chainATLTAEQSEELHKYVIDGTRVFLGLALVAHFLAFSATPWLHunknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682